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Unformatted text preview: COMM 203 3/4/09 Huesmann, Eron et al. (Cont.) Results: o Positive relationship: Peer nominagtion of aggression & TV violence Children who watched more violent TV at this time also exhibited higher tendency to aggression Follow Up: o 10 years later 52% of children still lived in NY (mode=19 yrs.) 463 re-interviewed similar measures (in terms of peer nomination, self asses), including criminal records Measures all the same things, just changed items to be time appropriate for 19 year olds o Hypothesis: aggressive 8 yr. olds, seek out violence at 19 Results of Follow Up: o Aggressive 8 year olds did not seek out violent television as 19 yr. olds o Children that sought out TV violence as 8 year olds proved to be aggressive at 19 yr. olds 22 Year Follow Up: o As exposure to violence at age 8 increased, the level of seriousness of aggressive...
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2009 for the course COMM 203 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '06 term at USC.
- Spring '06
- Mass Communication